The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.07% 8.13% 11.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 40.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 10
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£450 £550 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +34.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £500 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.16% 20.10% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 29
Average daily rate £450 £543 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £390 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) BladeLogic
8 5 (26.32%) Time Management
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) AIX
9 4 (21.05%) Solaris
9 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.79%) Control-M
10 3 (15.79%) SSL
10 3 (15.79%) BMC
10 3 (15.79%) CA
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Sybase
10 3 (15.79%) Apache
10 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
10 3 (15.79%) LDAP
10 3 (15.79%) FTP
10 3 (15.79%) HTTP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Documentum
4 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) IDOL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) jMock
General
1 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
2 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Time Management
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Jython
5 2 (10.53%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COREP
1 1 (5.26%) FINREP
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
1 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) Samba
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) BladeLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Control-M
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Nortel
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense